The Steven Lomazow Collection of American Periodicals

One of the largest periodical collection of all time. The Steven Lomazow Collection consists of almost 30 thousand issues dating back to the early 1700's.  A finer collection of periodical artwork you can't find any where else.


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Local ID: 239

Estimated Value: $400

Title: American Monthly Magazine (McHenry’s)
Category: Literary
Volume: 1
Issue: 1-12
Date: January – June 1824
Published in: Philadelphia, PA
A scarce literary magazine edited by James McHenry, containing original contributions by Longfellow while a student at Bowdoin College. The issue for April 1824 contains Longfellow’s first published work. An informative essay on national songs appears in V. 1 No. 5. Three magazines of similar title appeared in this era are herein distinguished by their editors. Mott I:129; Kribbs 58; Smyth: p. 202.